FootyMAD's Mansfield Town match preview

Last updated : 03 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bristol Rovers v Mansfield Town fixture

Bristol Rvs. prepare to entertain Mansfield Town at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pirates are clearly on top, winning 14 and drawing 7 of the 23 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2006, with Bristol Rvs. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 25 MarBristol Rvs.2-0Mansfield TownLGE2
2005/2006Wed 28 DecMansfield Town3 - 3Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2004/2005Sat 19 MarBristol Rvs.4 - 4Mansfield TownLGE2
2004/2005Sat 07 AugMansfield Town0 - 2Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2003/2004Mon 12 AprMansfield Town0 - 0Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2003/2004Tue 30 SepBristol Rvs.1 - 3Mansfield TownLGE2
2001/2002Sat 06 AprMansfield Town2 - 0Bristol Rvs.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Bristol Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 3.

The away form of Mansfield Town is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Stags have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bristol Rvs. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 19 points from their 16 matches. Mansfield Town's 21 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol Rvs.63124510
Mansfield Town632110911

FootyMad's prediction ...

Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Bristol Rvs. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Mansfield Town 5 games since last defeat.